The link between the masculine ego and male erection is well known. What is less known is that pursuing sexual performance at all costs might be damaging to one’s health. Dami Ajayi weighs in on the numerous local practices that Lagos men resort to ensure that they satisfy themselves and their partners within the four corners of their privacy.
Few footballers in history have had the rare privilege of playing for two different national teams. Wilfried Zaha is one of the rare cases after he made the move from donning the colours of England’s Three Lions to Ivory Coast’s Elephants.
The most substantial sex advice most of us have ever had from our parents is ‘ do not get pregnant’ or ‘do not get Aids’. The conversation about safe and good sexual practices is never had. This can lead to bad sex or, worse, dangerous sex. A culture of chatting about coming needs to be fostered between the generations.
Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has recorded yet another remarkable achievement, being elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary member. Adichie was elected alongside British novelist Zadie Smith. Congratulations to the two on the honour.
The prevailing drought in large parts of Africa is proof that climate change is already exacerbating the chronic challenges of food insecurity, poverty and environmental degradation. Dr Richard Munang suggests strategic, operational and sustainable solutions and advocates collective effort.
Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya might be two of the most known mountains in Africa, but Uganda, often referred to as the Pearl of Africa is where the Rwenzori Mountains are located, a beauty worth exploring. The mountains are one of the most breathtaking sites in Africa.
Natasha Thahane is intelligent, beautiful and multi-talented. Known for her role as Enhle on the SABC1 youth drama television series Skeem Saam, Natasha has won the hearts of many across the continent as the sweet and unassuming Amogelang in Mzanzi Magic’s The Queen.
For the entirety of its existence, the Oscars had never had such an embarrassing gaffe until this year’s edition when the award for the Best Picture category was given to La La Land instead of Moonlight. It was an incident that left the whole social media agog. Many questions were raised and some were answered, followed with profuse apologies.
Sharon-Rose Khumalo, the Rose of Mamelodi: she’s a beauty queen, smart, beautiful, and identifies as intersex. Don’t go making her into something strange. The beauty queen is using her platform and status to raise awareness and highlight a condition generally not talked about.